Cole has wrestled his entire life, from third grade through college. In 2001 he became received All-American honors while leading Southern Oregon University to a national championship. While coaching at Southern Oregon University that Cole coached fellow IFL fighter and TUF contestant Mike Whitehead. He credits Whitehead for getting him involved in MMA.
On July 9, 2005, Devin began his pro MMA career at the SF11: Rumble on the Rose Garden event, where he defeated Ricco Hatting by unanimous decision.
On June 14, 2008, Cole was arrested by the Medford, Oregon police department and charged with first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual penetration. The charged were later reduced to assault in the fourth degree and sexual harassment, to which Cole plead guilty. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail.
|Win||12-7-1||Garren Smith||TKO (Punches)||Brass Knuckle Promotions||12/19/2009||1||2:40|
|Win||11-7-1||Josh Bennett||TKO (Punches)||Brass Knuckle Promotions||8/22/2009||2||1:58|
|Win||10-7-1||Mike Hayes||Decision (Unanimous)||Rumble on the Ridge 4||8/15/2009||3||3:00|
|Draw||9-7-1||Mike Hayes||Majority Draw||Fight Night: Bikes & Brawls||6/27/2009||3||5:00|
|Win||9-7||DJ Linderman||Decision (Unanimous)||Brass Knuckle Promotions||5/16/2009||3||3:00|
|Loss||8-7||DJ Linderman||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Brass Knuckle Promotions||1/24/2009||1||4:28|
|Win||8-6||Vince Lucero||TKO (Knees)||Palace Fighting Championship 8||5/8/2008||1||1:17|
|Loss||7-6||Orvil Palmer||Decision (Split)||IFL-Everett||6/1/2007||3||4:00|
|Win||7-5||Bryan Vetell||KO (Punches)||IFL-Connecticut||4/13/2007||2||1:42|
|Loss||6-5||Rafael Feijao||TKO (Punches)||IFL-Atlanta||2/23/2007||2||0:26|
|Loss||6-4||Ben Rothwell||KO (Kick)||IFL-Championship Final||12/29/2006||1||3:16|
|Loss||6-3||Krzysztof Soszynski||Submission (Armbar)||IFL-World Championship Semifinals||11/2/2006||2||1:14|
|Loss||6-2||Allan Goes||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||IFL-Portland||9/9/2006||1||2:05|
|Win||6-1||Travis Wiuff||Decision (Unanimous)||IFL-Championship 2006||6/3/2006||3||4:00|
|Win||5-1||Carlos Cline||Decision (Unanimous)||IFL-Legends Championship 2006||4/29/2006||3||4:00|
|Win||4-1||Mike Kyle||TKO (Strikes)||WEC 18-Unfinished Business||1/13/2006||2||2:56|
|Loss||3-1||Jeff Monson||Decision||XFC-Dome of Destruction 3||10/15/2005||3||5:00|
|Win||3-0||Ulysses Castro||TKO||NFC 4-National Fighting Challenge 4||9/9/2005||1||2:42|
|Win||2-0||Brian Stromberg||Submission||UCF-Night of Champions||8/27/2005||N/A|
|Win||1-0||Ricco Hatting||Decision (Unanimous)||SF 11-Rumble at the Rose Garden||7/9/2005||3||5:00|